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FGCU Faculty Senate

FGCU Faculty Senate

Grants and Research

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The Grants and Research Team consists of one faculty member representing each academic unit and a representative from the Office of Research and Graduate Studies as a non-voting, ex officio member and as the VPAA designee. The Team facilitator is elected by the Grant and Research Team and must be at the rank of Associate Professor or higher and have served at least one year on the Grants and Research Team.

The Grants and Research Team is a standing committee of the collegial faculty governance system, reporting to the Faculty Senate. It provides a direct faculty voice regarding all matters pertaining to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. The team, at the direction of the Senate leadership, reviews and recommends policies, concerning matters relating to research and sponsored programs at the University. The Grants and Research Team has specific responsibility for: Reviewing proposals for Center and Institute establishment and making recommendations; Reviewing annual reports for Centers and Institutes and making recommendations regarding their performance and sustainability; Reviewing Internal Grant proposals and making recommendations for funding; Reviewing Graduate Research Assistantship proposals and making recommendations for funding; Reviewing and selecting from multiple grant proposals where grantor imposes institutional submission limits; Reviewing guidelines and providing support to university-wide research activities, such as FGCU’s Research Day; Advising the Office of Research and Sponsor Programs on all policies, procedures, and matters related to research and sponsored programs, including items such as appropriation of return overhead funds and recommendations regarding support services to stimulate successful generation of sponsored research.

Belanger, Brigitte CHPSW 2019
Rodriguez, Walter LCOB 2017
Lura, Derek WCE 2017
Zhang, Jason COE 2018
Reycraft, Kimberly LIB 2019
Cudjoe, Joe (Facilitator) CAS 2018

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Grants and Research
2016-2017 Meeting Schedule



Thursday, September 8, 2016
10:00 am
LIB 224


 Thursaday, September 22, 2016
10:00 am
LIB 224


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